Chief Executive Officer

Ref: 5468

Summit Learning Trust

UK

Role Managed by:

Thomas Andrews

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6248

e: Thomas.Andrews@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 01/12/2021

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Summit Learning Trust is a dynamic, growing family of seven schools and a sixth form college transforming lives and educational outcomes for young people in Birmingham and Solihull. We celebrate the rich and diverse communities that make up our schools, college and SCITT, honouring our different backgrounds to create a safe and equal environment for all. We are fiercely ambitious for all our pupils and challenge them to be the best that they can be at all times. Equality and the celebration of diversity is central to all that we do for everyone in Summit and beyond. We plan to grow the reach and the reputation of the Trust, locally and nationally, in a wise and sensible manner and we aim to attract, recruit and retain the best possible staff so that all Summit academies become the places of first choice for all stakeholders.

We seek an outstanding Chief Executive Officer to drive our vision for securing the best possible outcomes for all learners in a safe and inspiring setting. Our next leader will embrace our values of strength through diversity, ambition through challenge and excellence through curiosity. The successful candidate will achieve outstanding results through and with people by creating spaces for others to operate with autonomy while leading effectively.

We seek candidates with proven records of success in people and strategic leadership gained as a School Trust CEO, Deputy CEO or Education Director. We will also consider candidates offering commercial experience as a CEO where they have a high level of knowledge of the academy sector gained through School Trust governance or similar. Prior experience should include a record of taking an organisation to the next level of performance while fostering an ethos of continuous professional development and championing equality, diversity, and inclusion at all times. The successful candidate will also offer excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a record of innovation and creativity.

Summit Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the Trust Board expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.

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